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5 Ways You Can Pamper Your Guy This Valentine’s Day

When it comes to the holiday of love, it’s the females that get all of the attention, usually. This Valentine’s Day, we are suggesting something preposterous, spoiling the males! Easier said than done, though, right?

Gift giving opportunities are generally focused on women because more often than not, women are a bit easier to give to. Gifts, experiences, food, love notes, nearly any act of love goes over well with women.

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Step Away From The Oven! 6 Reasons to Let Someone Else Cook Your Holiday Meal

Given some serious thought, the idea of planning, cooking, cleaning, and hosting a holiday meal at home might sound a tad exhausting. Of course, it’s wonderful to be surrounded by friends and family during the holidays, but that doesn’t mean that you have to cook every single year. This could be your year off, because, believe it or not, there are alternatives!

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Here’s a Quick, Fun, and Easy Way to Turn Your Holiday Cooking Game Up a Notch

The holidays are nearly upon us and life is filled with glittering decorations, endless parties, and the tantalizing smell of holiday cooking. Or is it? Is the art of cooking fading into the past as it becomes ever-easier and convenient to pop into the grocery store or the local bakery? We hope not, but time is always of the essence in our fast-paced society.

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We’ve Got the Inside Scoop on How One Chef Curates Her Delicious, Seasonal Menus

Why is it that butternut squash bisque is served all Fall long, while fresh arugula salad with goat cheese can be ordered in the Spring? A great deal of thought, care, and insight goes into the curating of each season’s menu in a given restaurant. To get a better idea of exactly what goes into this process, we’ve asked Chef Brandy, head sous chef at Junction Restaurant, one of the most renowned and season-focused restaurants in Vermont.

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8 Reasons The Burlington Farmer’s Market in Vermont is The King of Them All

Freshly baked bread, farm fresh cheeses, and handmade goods are just three reasons why farmer’s markets are such enjoyable events.

Perhaps it also has to do with the fact that gathering the community together to buy and sell goods has been the way of communities for centuries past, it’s a tradition, a cultural event. Before the age of technology and the instant ability to communicate, farmers market’s were the place to socialize, catch up on community happenings and gossip. Though we longer need farmers market’s to catch up on the news, we need them for a very crucial reason!

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Cheers to Mixing The Best Cocktails All Summer Long

There’s never a time of year when cocktails are out of season, but it’s safe to say that summertime inspires even the most moderate cocktail drinkers to indulge more often. Instead of sipping on a cocktail to warm the spirit in the cold months, or to wash away the memories of a tough day at work, summertime sipping is more about enjoying the vibrancy of life.